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The First Annual Out Of The Binders Conference And The Power Of Female Communities

Meghan O'Dea | Posted 12.14.2014 | Women
Meghan O'Dea

I can't wait for equality and to see sexism become a thing of the past, but I hope we don't lose the sense of sisterhood and excitement we had this weekend.

The 5 Best Things to Say on a Date

Jamie Silverman | Posted 07.30.2014 | Women
Jamie Silverman

People like to hear themselves talk. So giving your date (or interviewer) the chance to speak -- and actually listening to what they have to say -- is always a good idea. I'm serious. Try it sometime.

Who Is Still Afraid of Katie Roiphe?

Jim Downs | Posted 03.30.2013 | Books
Jim Downs

In response to the hype surrounding Fifty Shades of Grey, Roiphe gained national prominence in 2012 with a Newsweek cover story about why sadomasochism is a feminist dream. The story went viral, and many feminists again called for her to be tied up and gagged.

Where Are Moderate GOP Voices in Debate Over Abortion and Birth Control?

Laura Stepp | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics
Laura Stepp

Remind me, what century are we living in? Because it looks to me as if the most vocal wing of the no-longer-party-of-Lincoln would like to boot women of child-bearing age out of jobs and back to home and hearth.

Why We Have a Women's Page

Margaret Wheeler Johnson | Posted 08.13.2012 | Women
Margaret Wheeler Johnson

If I and the rest of the HuffPost Women gang have learned anything in the past year, it's what a profoundly tricky project a women's section is.

Scott Adams, Anthony Weiner and Refusing the Act of Self-Control

Anne Sobel | Posted 08.23.2011 | Women
Anne Sobel

Every woman I know finds men other than her chosen partner sexually attractive. The difference remains that women have the good sense not to throw an iPhone between their legs and post the photo on one of the most visited websites in the world.

Interview With Anna North, Author of America Pacifica

Teddy Wayne | Posted 08.14.2011 | Books
Teddy Wayne

In the not too distant future of Anna North's debut novel, Darcy lives on the island of America Pacifica -- one of the last habitable places on earth after the second ice age. I spoke with her about the politics of her novel, and science-fiction.

Tina Fey: 'Toddlers Are Total D-Bags'

Posted 06.21.2011 | Entertainment

Memo to Tina Fey's in utero child: be on your best behavior. Fey, who recently announced that she's pregnant with her second child, gave her unique...

Women, Power, and Politics: What Are You Willing to Do?

Lily Blau | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Lily Blau

What, exactly, are feminism's current goals? As Sarah Palin and the 2008 election, as well as the most recent one in 2010, proved, it isn't necessarily a question of just getting women into power.

A Gay Soldier's Letter Before Leaving For Afghanistan

Jezebel | Anonymous Soldier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Ed. note: this letter was first posted on Jezebel.com and is reprinted with their permission. I'm writing letters to my loved ones in case I don't re...

Scott Baio Files for Legal Separation From Lesbian Hairstyle

Andy McDonald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy McDonald

After over 30 years together, actor Scott Baio and his longtime lesbian hairstyle have decided to call it quits due to what their publicist calls "irreconcilable differences."

Scott Baio Defends Wife's Anti-Lesbian Facebook Rant

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Once again, Scott Baio has found himself at the center of a Twitter controversy. It all started last week when he tweeted, "Taxes are DONE...That ...

It's Not the Weight: Why 'Fat is Beautiful' is Not the Answer

Adia Colar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Adia Colar

While I appreciate the culture's desire for larger women, I hope for a culture that appreciates women just as we are.

A Feminist's U-Turn: A Torrid Tale of Disappointment and Discovery

Megan Carpentier | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Megan Carpentier

Writing about women's issues made me learn more about those issues and feminist theories about them than a classroom ever did. It also allowed reclaim the word "feminist" for myself.

An Open Letter From One of Your 51 Percent

Ashley Van Buren | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ashley Van Buren

I am one of your 51 percent. And, I am also your colleague. I want to see a reflection of myself on a screen just as much as I want to see my name in the credits.

Megan Fox: Because the Blackout is Over! (VIDEO)

Jamie Frevele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jamie Frevele

So, the Megan Fox media blackout is over, right? Oh, good. Because I have a sketch for anyone who's interested. Based on "Megan Fox's 50 Best (& Worst) Bon Mots" by Jezebel.com.